Tag Archives | young adult

Cover reveal…KEEPING THE BEAT

Drum roll please… Here it is, the cover for KEEPING THE BEAT… How awesome does this look? You can (and you should!!) preorder it now via amazon.com and in Canada via amazon.ca or Indigo.ca. Keeping the beat is the new YA novel by me and Marie Powell, and published by new YA imprint KCP Loft. It […]

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Why I Wear the ‘S’

I’ve been on book tour for the past three weeks, visiting over three thousand of students across 30 schools, signing a lot of books and answering hundreds of questions.  It’s been a joy and privilege to meet so many avid readers and reluctant readers (like I used to be). My favourite part of any school […]

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Choice and Consequence

Growing up, I hated reading.  I was what is now termed a “reluctant reader.”  Back then the terms ranged from lazy to uninspired (and probably some my teachers didn’t share with me. Not only did I find reading hard, I frankly wasn’t that interested in books because the written word failed to capture my imagination […]

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